A WINTER NIGHT’S DREAM

Germany (1992), 82 min.

Director Andres Veiel

А Winter’s Night Dream is Andres Veiel’s first documentary film, which resulted from his theatrical work with a group of senior actresses. The documentary focuses on Inka Köhler-Rechnitz who was offered a theatre engagement in Görlitz after graduating from acting school in the 1920s, but her husband would not let her pursue her career. Sixty years later, after fearing for her life as a half-Jew during the Nazi years and bringing up her children, she can finally appear on stage. This film is about holding on to your dreams and refusing to let age get in the way.